January 28, 2023
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Ex-supervisors blast letter


Former Santa Barbara County supervisors Naomi Schwartz, Susan Rose and Gail Marshall wrote a Sept. 3 letter strenuously objecting to the Aug. 26 3-2 decision by the current county supervisors board majority to request the governor approve expanded oil and gas drilling off the Central Coast.

“This misguided, ill-advised, and factually erroneous decision undermines decades of opposition to new leasing and drilling off Santa Barbara County and the state of California,” the former elected officials wrote in their letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.